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Strawberry Fields Forever

Strawberry Fields Forever – A Review: John Lennon’s Birth Chart

I remember once having a free pull-out poster with one of the rock newspapers in about 1976 (either the NME or Sounds) listing the best 100 singles of all time. The usual suspects were all there – ‘A Whiter Shade of Pale’, ‘Jumping Jack Flash’, ‘Good Vibrations’ etc., and I was happy to see ‘Strawberry …

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Cypher – The Top Ten Alternate Reality Movies (Part Three)

Previous entries in this series can be found here. Without further ado, I present number three in my list of favourite, unmissable Alternate Reality movies, the brilliant Cypher. 3. Cypher (2002, dir: Vincenzo Natali) 9/10 The Cambridge dictionary offers two illuminating definitions of the word ‘cipher’ (the correct way to spell this word) as a …

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Twelve Monkeys – The Top Ten Alternate Reality Movies (Part Two)

  Others in this series can be found here. Without further ado, I present number two in my list of favourite, unmissable Alternate Reality movies: 2. Twelve Monkeys (1995, dir: Terry Gilliam) 9/10 From a script by David and Janet Peoples, Twelve Monkeys is partly based on Chris Marker’s meditation on the nature of time …

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The Top Ten Alternate Reality Movies (Part One): James Lynn Page

What are the best Alternate Reality Movies? Those whose storylines and characters exist in some other dimension than this one. When you, the viewer, are forced to ask: ‘is this happening for real now or is it in his/her head?’ One of the most accomplished in this vein is Christopher Nolan’s 2010 psychological thriller, Inception. …

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